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Jim Parsons to Host New Weekly Talk Show Exclusively on SiriusXM
"The Big Bang Theory" star will host "Jim Parsons is Too Stupid for Politics" on SiriusXM's Radio Andy channelNew limited-run series to launch January 20 By PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that Jim Parsons, star of CBS's The Big Bang Theory, will host a new one-hour talk show exclusively on Andy Cohen's SiriusXM channel Radio Andy.

Jim Parsons is Too Stupid for Politics features Parsons breaking down today's often confusing political climate, while exploring how U.S. citizens can become better participants in our government system.  Taking calls from listeners and joined by experts with inside knowledge of world affairs and politics, this special limited-run series launches January 20?Inauguration Day?on SiriusXM's Radio Andy channel 102.


"I am looking forward to the thrill of hosting a live radio program on SiriusXM," said Jim Parsons.  "As a big consumer of political programs and all around news junkie, I am excited to sit down and connect with some experts in our government system?from professors to authors?to really get a better idea of what goes on in Washington D.C."

"Jim is the perfect addition to Radio Andy," said Cohen. "His voice, humor, and intellect are exactly what we need starting on Inauguration Day!"

"Jim Parsons is one of the most popular comedic actors of his generation and SiriusXM is proud to welcome him to his very first show on radio," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Listeners will be treated to his humor, quirkiness, and great curiosity on a subject that's on everybody's mind.  We will also get insight to his passion for political news and be treated to thoughtful conversations about today's new world."

Jim Parsons is a four-time Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe winner for his role as a leading actor in The Big Bang Theory.   He is currently starring in the new film, Hidden Figures.

Jim Parsons is Too Stupid for Politics premieres Friday, January 20, live at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT, and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.

With content created and curated by Andy Cohen, SiriusXM's Radio Andy channel includes shows hosted by Andy Cohen, Sandra Bernhard, Bevy Smith, Dan Rather, John Benjamin Hickey, Jill Kargman and more.

About SiriusXM

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio company measured by revenue and has more than 31.3 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers through SiriusXM Traffic, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather. SiriusXM delivers weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine, Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation, XMWX Weather, and XMWX Marine. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has approximately 2.8 million subscribers. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

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Source: SiriusXM

Media contact:
Amy Galleazzi
SiriusXM
212-901-6652
Amy.galleazzi@siriusxm.com

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SOURCE Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

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